Serving for the King
Following T'Challa's return to Wakanda for his coronation ceremony, the King's guard were in attendance to witness their next king be challenged by M'Baku. T'Challa claimed victory, thus the Royal Guard swore fealty to the then crowned King T'Challa.
During Killmonger's usurpation of the throne through traditional laws, the King's guard were bound by those same laws to obey the throne, which Killmonger then sat upon.
At the Battle of Mount Bashenga, only Royal Guard members loyal to Killmonger were present during the preparations for conquest. However, upon W'Kabi's surrender to Okoye, they too stood down to surrender to the Dora Milaje.
In preparation for the Black Order's incursion into Wakanda, the Royal Guard stood alongside the Border Tribe, Dora Milaje, and Jabari just on the periphery of the defense barrier keeping the Outrider vessels at bay. Once the siege of Outriders began to break through, King T'Challa opened a narrow choke point to prevent enemy flanking. Despite their best efforts and successful victory at ending the Black Order, many of the Royal Guard were victims of Thanos' plan.
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